Jeremiah (Sr.) Baker

Jeremiah (Sr.) Baker

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 1747 Litchfield, (OR Canaan) Connecticut
          Death: 1824 Canisteo, Steuben, NY
 Cause of Death: 
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Spouses and Children
1. *Anna Stephens
       Marriage: Abt 1790
                1. Jeremiah (Jr.) Baker
                2. Hannah Baker

Jeremiah Baker, Sr. was born in New England, married Anna Stephens, sister of
Rev. Jedediah Stephens, of Caanan, Conn. Mr. Baker was a soldier through the
entire revoluntionary war, his family living at Wyoming. While residents of
Wyoming the mother and children where taken prisoners, but were soon after
rescued. He lost all his property there, his buildings being burned at the
time of the battle of Wyoming. The family removed to Tioga Point, Pa., but

soon after came to Canisteo by means of boats and canoes, arriving here in the
fall of 1790. He settled first one mile Asa Baker place, and moved upon the
latter farm before the year of 1800. Mr. Baker was one of the seven voters of
the town for four years, and held various offices in the early history of the
town. He died about 1824 and his wife in 1825.
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